Sooty Tern

Onychoprion fuscatus

This Sooty Tern wing was part of a carcass found freshly dead and partially consumed near Mistaken Point on October 18, 2005. It is the only record for Newfoundland.
– Photo: Ken Knowles

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: Breeds on island throughout the equatoril zone, wintring widely in tropical oceans. Most records in the north Atlantic are following hurricanes and/or tropical storms.

Record Details: One record for Newfoundland – an apparent adult found freshly dead near Mistaken Point on October 18, 2005.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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